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 Post subject: WEST COAST BEAUTIES !!!
PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 2:05 pm 
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Joined: Tue Nov 20, 2007 4:05 pm
Posts: 106
Location: Isle of Wight, Garden of Eden, Dark side of the Moon sometimes.Mostly just in my own head!
As I haven't posted anything for a while I thought it was time I did.

First up is my '91 Salsa A La Carte - some of you will be familiar with this
but it's had a couple of spec changes through the spring.
I'm paticularly chuffed with my Rock Shox ' Frankensteins'. They've got
the stancions, internals , crown and steerer of a pair of 1997 Judy XCs,
but the lower sliders, bushes and seals are from some 2002 Judy XC Air.
As the lowers are from a longer travel fork the overlap is much greater
so the forks feel much stiffer than with the old 97 lowers.

There's a couple of shots of the rear brake arrangement for Stavros222.

Next is my 1997 Santa Cruz Heckler -originally had no rear disc mount but I managed to cobble one together from a bit of aluminium plate - works a
treat - it's been rigrously tested at Afan , Black Mountains etc and nothing
dropped off !!

Finally my modern ride 2004 Santa Cruz Heckler - not retro, but rocks in
a different kind of way - the faster you go, the more she likes it !

File comment: 1991 SALSA A LA CARTE
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File comment: 1997 SANTA CRUZ HECKLER
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File comment: 2004 SANTA CRUZ HECKLER
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 2:17 pm 
Old School Grand Master

Joined: Wed Jun 29, 2005 11:18 am
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Location: near cwmcarn
I'd be sooo tempted to paint match the fork on the salsa to the frame :)

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 11:02 am 
Retro Guru

Joined: Mon Dec 31, 2007 1:54 am
Posts: 883
Loving the Salsa matey! (and thanks for the pics!).

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